'''Utah''' ( or ) is a U.S. state|state
in the western United States
. It became the List of U.S. states by date of statehood|45th state
admitted to the United States|U.S.
on January 4, 1896. Utah is the List of U.S. states and territories by area|13th-largest by area
, List of U.S. states and territories by population|31st-most-populous
, and List of U.S. states by population density|10th-least-densely populated
of the 50 United States
. Utah has a population of more than 3 million (Census estimate for July 1, 2016), approximately 80% of whom live along the Wasatch Front
, centering on the state capital Salt Lake City
[; see also: ]
Utah is bordered by Colorado
to the east, Wyoming
to the northeast, Idaho
to the north, Arizona
to the south, and Nevada
to the west. It also touches Four Corners|a corner
of New Mexico
in the southeast.
Approximately 62% of...